Picnic Prep

The perfect supplies for a springtime outdoor repast in the Pearl

1 We can’t guarantee sunshine in this part of the world, but this waterrepellent Mackinaw wool blanket will definitely keep you dry and comfy. Filson (526 NW 13th Ave | 503-246-0900)

the prodigious made-to-order sandwiches at Urban Pantry are a must—try the Italian trio or Ultimate Vegan. urban pantry (1128 NW Lovejoy St | 503-970-7913)

3 as a toast to fresh flavors, bring along a few bottles of fresh-pressed, never-heated juice blends—sweet Carrotlime is a favorite of ours. greenleaf juicing (810 NW 12th Ave | 9712718988)

4 In vino veritas— Whole Foods carries a fantastic supply of reds, whites, and sparklers, plus local ciders and craft beers. Whole Foods (1210 NW Couch St | 503-525-4343)

5 this sturdy, insulated picnic pack keeps your food and drinks separated and everything at the right temperature. rei (1405 NW Johnson St | 503-221-1939)



6 shop for savories at World Foods, with its chef-run deli, carefully curated cheeses and meats, and fantastic selection of fresh produce. World Foods (830 NW Everett St | 503-802-0755)


7 set up your feast sleek titanium mugs and cutlery. the shop also sells stainless-steel plates and bowls and collapsible bamboo tables. snow peak (410 NW 14th Ave | 503-697-3330)

8 the delicious brownies, macarons, danishes, and pies at lovejoy Bakers have us convinced that dessert is the most important part of a picnic. Lovejoy Bakers (939 NW 10th Ave | 503-208-3113)